Two Irish adventurers from Cork and Kerry will attempt to reach the North Pole this season. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The Irish adventurers who are making another attempt to reach the North Pole this season have spent a night in a freezer this week to test thei(...)

Handout photo of Gary Thornton, winning the UVU 2013 North Pole Marathon.  Photograph: Mike King/PA Wire

A Galway-based runner has won a marathon at the North Pole. Gary Thornton (33), a national school teacher who runs with the Galway City (...)